Thank you for your interest.  There are currently no Teaching vacancies at present.

The post holder will be required to provide support to the Management Accountant as required ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the finance department.  Duties involve; responsibility for and maintaining the accounts for the School’s subsidiary companies – processing day to day transactions, reconciling control accounts and preparing quarterly management and year end statutory accounts.

The successful candidate will have excellent numerical, written, organisation and verbal communication skills, be able to work to tight deadlines and preferably be AAT qualified or a part qualified Accountant.

Closing date:  9.00am Wednesday 5 October 2016

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25 Hours per week (9.00am – 2.30pm Monday to Friday)
39 working weeks around Sherborne School term time

Sherborne School wishes to appoint a dynamic and experienced PA to manage the responsibility for the efficient and smooth running of the Usher’s Office.  Applicants should have excellent organisational and secretarial skills with a high standard of presentation and attention to detail.  The ability to process information quickly, assess priorities, multi-task and remain calm under pressure is essential as well as maintaining excellent working relationships with staff, pupils, parents and Governors.
The successful post holder must be highly computer literate, specifically word processing, spreadsheets and data bases and have experience of working as a personal assistant or secretary to a senior level.
Closing date: 9.00am Monday 26 September 2016

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(Maternity Leave cover from October 2016 for approx. 12 months)
37.5 hours per week.  The post holder will be required to work 4.5 days Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings during term time and 5 days Monday to Friday during Sherborne School holiday periods.
The successful applicant will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including an approachable and professional telephone manner.  The position would suit a graduate with proven strong administration skills, a keen eye for detail and a methodical approach to work.  Experience of working within a customer facing environment is desirable,  excellent IT skills including maintenance of databases with the ability to work under pressure is essential.
Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday 28 September 2016

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How to Apply

Please complete the appropriate application form (Teaching or Support Staff) and read the associated documentation.  Applications can be emailed or posted to the address below. Application forms and information may also be obtained directly from the Personnel Department:

Mrs Fiona Parkes Assoc CIPD, Personnel Manager
Sherborne School, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3JF
T: 01935 810502    E:

Sherborne School is an Equal Opportunities employer. Sherborne School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Sherborne School is a Registered Charity No. 1081228

All applicants must read the Additional Recruitment Notes before completing the Application Form. (Notes include: Application and Recruitment Process Explanatory Notes, Policy for Recruitment of Ex-Offenders, Child Protection Statement)

Teachers' Application Form PDF

Teachers' Application Form Word

Teachers' Additional Recruitment Notes

Support Staff Application Form PDF

Support Staff Application Form Word

Support Staff Additional Recruitment Notes

Word forms are fillable and can be completed in Word, saved and emailed to personnel (those invited to interview will be asked to sign a hard copy of this form). Alternatively the form can be printed and completed by hand. It is a Read-Only file and will have to be saved to your hard drive before returning to the Personnel Department.